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Digital Currency Council Joins 500 Startups Accelerator

| Yessi Bello Perez

The Digital Currency Council (DCC) has announced that it will join California-based 500 Startups' accelerating programme.

ECB Official Says Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency a ‘Viable Option’

| Yogita Khatri

A European Central Bank council member has come out generally in favor of wholesale central bank digital currencies.

Cryptos ‘Not a Substitute’ for the Precious Metal, Says World Gold Council

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrencies can't match gold on stability and volume, and are not a direct competitor, says the World Gold Council.

Hong Kong Official Rules Out Plan for Central Bank Digital Currency

| Wolfie Zhao

Hong Kong's de facto central bank has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), a government official said on Wednesday.

CULedger, Evernym Release Digital ID Blockchain for Credit Unions

| Nikhilesh De

The DLT-based system, known as MyCUID, is billed as a way for members of credit unions to protect themselves from identity theft and fraud.

Swiss Government Says It’s ‘Swiftly’ Developing Digital Currency Rules

| Stan Higgins

Switzerland’s government said today that it is "swiftly" moving toward a legal designation of digital currencies.

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UK Research Council to Award £3.6 Million in Blockchain Grants

| Garrett Keirns

A government organization in the UK is making millions in new grant money available to blockchain projects that meet its mission and mandate.

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Hong Kong’s Central Bank is Trialing a Digital Currency

| Garrett Keirns

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank is developing a prototype digital currency. The disclosure came in a Hong Kong legislative document…

UAE ‘Virtual Currency’ Restrictions Cast Uncertain Shadow on Bitcoin

| Stan Higgins

The UAE central bank is seeking to prohibit the use of digital currencies in the financial sector.

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Dubai Government to Sponsor Upcoming Digital Currency Conference

| Stan Higgins

Dubai is set to play host to a conference on digital currencies months after a blockchain effort in the country was first unveiled.